The rising cost of living is a conversation that isn’t likely to cash out anytime soon. Not just in the disabled community. Many people/families will be faced “impossible choices in order to survive” Soaring energy prices, increasing fuel and food costs, it can feel like you’re being held hostage by energy companies and forced toContinue reading “Impossible choices”
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Football for all
A little reminder.‘Sorry not sorry’ to rub it in boys but the Lionesses did bring it home. With the Nation gripped. Screaming, sitting at the edge of their seats watching every second passes. Young girls were watching in ore thinking I can do this. Now, unfortunately I haven’t got a clue and would be lyingContinue reading “Football for all”
International women’s day
After taking a few weeks off writing – it felt only right to come back on International women’s day. International Women’s Day takes place on the 8th March annually to celebrate the achievements of women, to raise awareness against bias and to inspire and empower us all to take action for equality. The theme forContinue reading “International women’s day”
A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards
A night I will never forget! You might be thinking. How did Kerry get to go to the UK’s premier diversity awards or what an earth is she talking about I have never heard of the National diversity Awards before just now! From the moment the email pinged into my inbox. ‘Heading ‘Evidence: The NationalContinue reading “A night of glitz and glam – National Diversity Awards”
I can’t remember!
My body is forever changing as I get older. But not quite in the way you might be thinking. Everyone’s body changes in different ways, for instance; you might gain or lose a few pounds, your hair changes colour or becomes thinner, your complexion isn’t quite the same as when you was younger and yesContinue reading “I can’t remember!”
Waving goodbye to 2021
Hi everyone, how has your festive season treated you – what did Santa bring you? – I don’t know about you, but I feel like I’ve eaten my body weight in food over the last few days. I have been a “fairly” good diabetic! As we all gear up to say our farewell’s to 2021,Continue reading “Waving goodbye to 2021”
Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s
This is a subject that doesn’t seem to disappear within the disabled and elderly community – the struggle to hire carers or PA’s to help with vital daily tasks. According to a report published in October, an estimated 70,000 care users employ around 100,000 live-in carers and personal assistants (PAs) through public funds, via aContinue reading “Disabled people struggling to hire carers & PA’s”
Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!
Wheels in uproar. Last week my eyes where in disbelief at what I was reading and I wasn’t alone! Did you hear about the ‘A Day In My Wheels Challenge’ TV presenter Lorraine Keane and 25-strong group made up of celebrities, businesspeople and politicians took part in the 24 hour challenge – Keane wanted toContinue reading “Let’s not pretend disability simulation works and is okay!”